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"Huge and mighty forms that do not live like living men, moved slowly through the mind by day and were trouble to my dreams."

"Faith is a passionate intuition."

"Tossing their heads in sprightly dance."

"Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness."

"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart."

"She dwelt among the untrodden ways Beside the springs of Dove, A maid whom there were none to praise And very few to love."

"Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them."

"To begin, begin."

"In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing."

"What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out."

"Whether we be young or old,Our destiny, our being's heart and home,Is with infinitude, and only there;With hope it is, hope that can never die,Effort and expectation, and desire,And something evermore about to be."

"A reasoning, self-sufficing thing, An intellectual all-in-all!"

"In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts bring sad thoughts to the mind."

"Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar."

"Fluttering and dancing in the breeze."

"Life is divided into three terms - that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present to live better in the future."

"Heaven lies about us in our infancy! Shades of the prison-house begin to close upon the growing boy."

"The thought of our past years in me doth breed perpetual benedictions."

"But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave."

"The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind."

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